A purple cotton fabric frame (with tiny white polka dots) surrounds a photo of a Ken doll walking through what almost looks like white snow. He wears black felt boots, a pair of rust colored trousers, an off-white or ivory colored shirt with lace cuffs, and a long brown cloak. The words "free pattern" appear above and slightly at an angle to the photo. There's a ChellyWood.com logo in one corner.

Let’s sew a Renaissance cape for Ken dolls w/today’s FREE PDF sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothesPatterns #RenFaire

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Today I’m giving you the free, printable PDF sewing patterns for making a medieval or Renaissance cloak that will fit Mattel’s Ken dolls and many other dolls in this size range. My Texas A&M Ken wears this cloak in my stop motion video, Romeo and Juliet with Dolls, which is free … Continue reading Let’s sew a Renaissance cape for Ken dolls w/today’s FREE PDF sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothesPatterns #RenFaire

With a quilted frame around it, we see a section of a McCall's vintage fashion doll clothes sewing pattern for making a cape that will fit a fashion doll like Barbie and similar-sized dolls.

What are the best patterns for Fashion Doll capes? #DollClothesPatterns #ToyCollectors

It’s fall, so we need to keep our little dolls warm. A coat is easy enough to make, but capes are usually even easier! You’ll notice, that in the image of Simplicity 8466 above, there’s an adorable cape pattern for fashion dolls. It’s short (hip-length), made of bright blue fabric, and appears to have a red ribbon for its trim. But if you’re looking for … Continue reading What are the best patterns for Fashion Doll capes? #DollClothesPatterns #ToyCollectors

A vintage Velvet doll from Ideal Toy Corporation models a pair of blue jeans and a white shirt. She stands in the center of a blue linen frame with the words "free pattern" slightly angled over her head. To the side of the this photo is the ChellyWood.com logo.

Make these doll clothes for vintage Ideal Velvet dolls w/today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #CollectibleDolls #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Yesterday I gave you the pattern and tutorial video for making the shirt you see in the image above. Last week you got the patterns and tutorial video for making the high-waisted pants or jeans. Today I’m putting the whole ensemble together in one place, so you can easily find all … Continue reading Make these doll clothes for vintage Ideal Velvet dolls w/today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #CollectibleDolls #DollClothes

A square cotton fabric background with tiny white polka dots surrounds the image of a short-sleeved white cotton shirt dotted with teeny-tiny multi-colored daisy-shaped flowers. Over the top of the shirt, tilted to the left, are the words "free pattern" and in the lower left corner, is a logo for ChellyWood.com, a website that offers free printable PDF sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Sew a V-neck shirt with short sleeves for vintage Ideal Velvet dolls w/today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ToyCollector #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. You may recognize today’s shirt pattern. I first posted it as part of my Wellie Wisher’s “scrubs” doll clothing set. Velvet is shown below wearing that set, which is still available on this page, if you want to make her a pair of cropped pants to go with the grey version … Continue reading Sew a V-neck shirt with short sleeves for vintage Ideal Velvet dolls w/today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ToyCollector #DollClothes

Please visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows Project MC2 doll wearing a sunny yellow summer top and skirt with elastic waist. This doll outfit's pattern is free and printable at ChellyWood.com.

Sew a skirt and top for Project MC2 dolls with today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewingProjects

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. If you’re thinking you’ve seen this outfit on other dolls, on my website, you’re correct. But this is the first time I’ve posted the patterns as PDF sewing patterns that will fit the Project MC Squared dolls. The pattern suggests that you cut your straps out of ribbon, but … Continue reading Sew a skirt and top for Project MC2 dolls with today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewingProjects

On a turquoise blue linen background, a Spin Master Liv doll with long straight black hair and bangs models an easy to sew felt doll shirt and a pair of trousers or pants. The words "free pattern" appear to the left of the photo of the doll, as does the Chelly Wood dot com logo.

Sew a super simple pair of pants and a shirt for Spin Master Liv dolls w/today’s FREE patterns @ ChellyWood.com #90sToys #DollClothesPatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. If you grew up in the 1990’s, you’ll remember the Spin Master Liv dolls. These highly posable dolls had exchangeable wigs that came in different hairstyles and hair colors. Back in the early 90’s, I was fresh out of college and struggling to pay off my college loans, so … Continue reading Sew a super simple pair of pants and a shirt for Spin Master Liv dolls w/today’s FREE patterns @ ChellyWood.com #90sToys #DollClothesPatterns

A purple and turquoise blue frame surrounds the Chelly Wood dot com logo and a close-up of a drawing of a vintage Barbie or Francie doll modeling a lovely rust or wine-colored evening gown dress with gold trim.

What to do when you don’t have quite enough scrap fabric… #SewingTips #DollClothesPatterns

After my youngest daughter moved away to college, I boxed up a lot of the things she left behind in what used to be her bedroom, and I found a lovely satin pajama top that dated back to her middle school or early high school days, when she was pretty small. She has more of a woman’s figure now, so I assumed this little pajama … Continue reading What to do when you don’t have quite enough scrap fabric… #SewingTips #DollClothesPatterns

The image shows Mattel Ken dolls wearing various cosplay costumes, including a Monk's robe, Medieval period costumes, and a whole cast of dolls in various costumes. The side bar says "Ken cosplay patterns." This image comes from Chelly Wood dot com, where you can find hundreds of free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes and doll cosplay costumes for dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

12 inch (30 cm) and 12 and 1/4 inch (31 cm) Male Doll Clothes Cosplay Costume Patterns (Gallery)

Please click on the doll clothes you would like to make. Not what you’re looking for? Behind the scenes, I’m creating a series of classes in doll clothing design techniques, so you can design your own doll clothes for your dolls, using simple techniques, household tools, and your amazing imagination! Click on this link to learn more about my paid courses on the Creative Spark Online Learning platform. If you would like … Continue reading 12 inch (30 cm) and 12 and 1/4 inch (31 cm) Male Doll Clothes Cosplay Costume Patterns (Gallery)

Here we see a turquoise blue linen border around a photo of a vintage Ideal Velvet doll, looking at her from the back, regarding the jeans she's wearing from the waist down. Her long hair has been pulled up, and we can see that these are jeans or dungarees with a high waist, like the kinds of pants or jeans that were popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The doll stands with her back to us. The words above the photo say "free pattern" and below that is the logo for Chelly Wood dot com.

Make a pair of high-waisted 70’s pants for vintage Velvet with today’s #FreePatterns for sewing #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Today’s tutorial video is actually related to a class I’m working on for Creative Spark. I do a lot of my blog posts weeks in advance, and so, by the time this posts, my new class (which teaches people how to design doll pants from scratch) may already be available on … Continue reading Make a pair of high-waisted 70’s pants for vintage Velvet with today’s #FreePatterns for sewing #DollClothes

A purple frame surrounds a photo of a Spin Master Liv doll that has been repainted and re-wigged to look like the Chelly Wood real-life doll clothing designer. She wears a long-sleeved blouse or shirt and a pair of long pants. The words "free pattern" overlap the photo of the doll slightly, and the ChellyWood.com logo appears in the corner.

Sew the outfit worn by the Chelly Wood (Liv) Doll, with today’s free PDF sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #LivDoll #DollClothesPatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I’m sure you recognize the doll at the top of this page. She’s the Chelly Wood doll that you see in nearly all of my sewing videos! This doll has a very special place in my heart because although she started out as a Liv Doll (from Spin Master), … Continue reading Sew the outfit worn by the Chelly Wood (Liv) Doll, with today’s free PDF sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #LivDoll #DollClothesPatterns

On a turquoise blue background, we read the words "Skates, boots, and high-tops." Below this and at a slight angle is a photo of the following (left to right): silver cowboy boots, black army boots, and white ice skates.

The Woes of Buying Doll Boots, Skates, and High-tops on eBay #DollCollector #DollClothesPatterns

Doll boots can be a lot of fun to dress your doll in, when you’re making winter raincoats and ponchos for them to wear in your fall dioramas. But if you’ve ever tried to buy vintage Barbie boots, you’ll probably already be familiar with this little problem: Some sellers on eBay are experts at hiding the flaws in their products. Then, when you buy it … Continue reading The Woes of Buying Doll Boots, Skates, and High-tops on eBay #DollCollector #DollClothesPatterns

Framed by a purple and turquoise blue quilt, we see the Simplicity 4652 Chatty Cathy doll clothes pattern for six outfits, plus under garments. The ChellyWood.com logo appears on the image as well.

Chatty Cathy Patterns, Talking Dolls, and Vintage Fabric @ ChellyWood.com #Collectibles #DollClothesPatterns

Have you ever heard of Chatty Cathy dolls? According to Wikipedia, in the 1960’s, Chatty Cathy “was the second most popular doll of the 1960s after Barbie.”* Like Barbie, these dolls were the brain child of Ruth Handler. When you pulled a string, Cathy would say endearing phrases like, “I love you” and “Let’s play school.” But these weren’t the first talking dolls. You’ll probably … Continue reading Chatty Cathy Patterns, Talking Dolls, and Vintage Fabric @ ChellyWood.com #Collectibles #DollClothesPatterns